NOCN Cymru

NOCN Cymru is committed to supporting high quality adult education and skills in Wales. It offers a wide range of regulated qualifications and educational services to FE colleges, training providers, organisations and employers.


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Regulated technical and vocational qualifications

NOCN is a top ten Ofqual regulated Awarding Organisation, offering hundreds of qualifications in many different sectors, from Entry Level to Level 7. Our subjects include everything from STEM to business admin, construction and financial services.

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Employability and personal development

NOCN provides a wide range of flexible qualifications designed for delivery by FE colleges and training providers, to help learners gain the skills they need for employment, to support people who are unemployed, those changing careers, or returning to the workplace. These qualifications are popular with colleges because they can be tailored to specific situations, sectors and individual needs.

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ESOL Skills for Life from NOCN is a complete suite of English language resources for colleges and learning providers. NOCN ESOL qualifications can improve lives and enhance career prospects, with many learners progressing onto further study or employment.

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Construction qualifications

NOCN delivers construction products and services through the well-recognised and respected brand Cskills Awards.

As a leading Awarding Organisation, NOCN is able to offer college’s one of the widest ranges of construction sector qualifications available, including heritage, traditional and modern skills, plus plumbing and heating, civil engineering, productivity management and numeracy and literacy.

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Productivity and digital skills

At NOCN, we believe that addressing the UK’s productivity challenge is vital, especially in the light of Brexit and the general economic uncertainty. NOCN is the only Awarding Organisation with qualifications specifically focussing on productivity management and improvement. Working in partnership with Microsoft and the Institute of Productivity we have created a suite of qualifications focussing on digital productivity, productivity improvement and management of productivity.

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Access to HE

One Awards, part of NOCN Group, is a leading Access Validating Agency (AVA). The Diploma is one of the main routes for adults wishing to apply for university in England, Wales and Northern Ireland who may have no previous qualifications. Diplomas are available in a wide range of subjects including, Teaching, Engineering, Medicine, Creative and Digital Industries to name just a few.

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Contact us:

NOCN Cymru
Brunel House
2 Fitzalan Rd
CF24 0HA

Tel: 0300 999 1177